Briony Fer is professor of History of Art at University College London and co-curator of the exhibition “Forms of Life: Hilma af Klint and Mondrian”, which opens at Tate Modern in London in the spring 2023. She has written about Hilma af Klint and her work in several contexts, including for the exhibition “Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future” at the Guggenheim in New York in 2018.
On December 9, Briony Fer will come to the museum for a lecture on Hilma af Klint’s art and studies of plant life from an ecological perspective. Among other things, she will talk about how af Klint perceived the connections between the microcosm and macrocosm. As well as of how af Klint created a kind of visual lexicon to describe and explore the invisible and infinite connections that exist between all forms of life.
About Briony Fer
Briony Fer is a writer, curator and professor of History of Art at University College London. In addition to a major monograph on abstraction, On Abstract Art (1998), her books include “The Infinite Line” (2004) and “Eva Hesse: Studiowork” (2009).
She has also produced numerous essays on modern and contemporary artists including Louise Bourgeois, Roni Horn, David Batchelor, Gabriel Orozco and Ed Ruscha as well as the outsider artist James Castle.
In April 2023, the exhibition “Forms of Life: Hilma af Klint and Mondrian” opens at Tate Modern in London. It will then tour to the Kunstmuseum Den Haag.
Hilma af Klint
Meet Hilma af Klint and her series of paintings “The Ten Largest”, when the works are once again on show in the Museum in autumn 2022. This time …
The Ten Largest
Online lecture about “Hilma af Klint – The Ten Largest”
Book an online lecture about the exhibition “Hilma af Klint – The Ten Largest”. Don’t miss this live presentation of Hilma af Klint’s …